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Donghuamen Snack Street, Beijing

 Donghuamen Night Snack Street
Location: Dong'anmen Street, Wangfujing Street, Dongcheng District
It is very popular with both local and international tourists. Strolling in this street at night is a tradition for tourists in Beijing. All snacks gather here, with local snacks playing a dominant role. The entire area has a welcoming atmosphere. This most famous snack street becomes particularly busy at night.

 Gui Street
Location: Dongzhimennei Street,  Dongcheng District
For all it's surprising name, the 'Ghost Street' refers to round-the-clock service. It gathers all main Chinese cuisine and is best known for the crayfish in hot spices. When night comes, all red lanterns are alight and restaurants welcome their busiest time.

 Wangfujing Snack Street
Location: To the west of Wangfujing Street, Dongcheng District
If you go to the Wangfujing Street, you may as well saunter along the snack street there. While you weave your way along the street, the multitude of snacks will fill your eyes. In addition to the traditional snacks, fried scorpions, sea horses, cicadas and starfishes are not rare. The restaurants are all built in the ancient style and sometimes authentic Beijing Opera can be heard along the street.

 Laitai Food Street
Location: Opposite the Ladies' Street, Tianze Road, Chaoyang District
This outstanding up-and-coming street is neatly arranged with twenty or so restaurants. Both Chinese and foreign cuisine can be found there. Most of the restaurants are distinctive in their ambience, but the food here is not very expensive.

 Xiaoyun Road Food Street
Location: Xiaoyun Road, Chaoyang District.
Foreign cuisine preponderates, which is now the trade mark of this food street. Restaurants are not very big, but show an elegant style. Lemon Leaf which serves Tai Cuisine is well-known, so is the Faust, a restaurant where French food can be enjoyed.

 Guang'anmen Food Street
Location: Guang'anmennei Street, Xuanwu District
This street features hot food and mainly serves Sichuan Cuisine. These moderate restaurants are so popular that diners have to wait their turn at peak times. There are also time-honored restaurants such as Li Lao Die Spicy Crab and Tan Fish Head Hot Pot in this street

 Fucheng Road Food Street
Location: From West 3rd Ring Road Hangtian Bridge to Dinghui Bridge of West 4th Ring Road, Haidian District
Restaurants on this street are widely recognized as classy ones. The street is a collection of Jiangsu Cuisine, Hunan Cuisine, Sichuan Cuisine, Hangzhou Cuisine and Hubei Cuisine. These gourmet restaurants are complemented by a comfortable environment.

 Fangzhuang Food Street      
Location: Fangzhuang Area, Fengtai District
This hot street is the leader of the restaurants in the south of Beijing. As a new food street, complete facilities and spacious restaurants give it certain advantage. It is a good place to enjoy Chinese food, for these streets house almost all the major schools of Chinese cuisine. There are also famous restaurants serving German, Japanese and Italian food.

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Comments and Questions

you mentioned that food street becomes particularly busy at night. so what is the perfect time to visit?

Reply1/25/2012 5:17:47 AMloulein,   Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

Vic :1/25/2012 7:35:53 PM

it is good to visit the street in the afternoon, and you can also have a taste of the local food.

what kind of food do you have here

Reply2/19/2009 3:04:00 PMjulia herchuck,   United States